The best Operas from The Metropolitan Opera House live in HD in Buenos Aires

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Opera lovers in Buenos Aires will now be able to enjoy the best productions, with the greatest singers and reggisseurs of the moment, of the 2010-11 opera season, live from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, presented by Fundacion Beethoven de Argentina.
The live high-definition performances are transmitted to movie theaters around the world. The fifth season of The Met Live in HD features 12 transmissions and begins and ends with the first two installments of Wagner’s epic Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelungs). More than 40 countries around the world are participating in The Met: Live in HD this season.
The series starts on October 9th, 2010, and all performances will be transmitted at Teatro El Nacional, Av. Corrientes 960 & Carlos Pellegrini, Buenos Aires.


October 9, 2010, 2.00 pm
Wagner’s Das Rheingold – New Production
James Levine; Wendy Bryn Harmer, Stephanie Blythe, Patricia Bardon, Richard Croft, Gerhard Siegel, Bryn Terfel, Eric Owens, Franz-Josef Selig, Hans-Peter König

October 23, 2010 1.00 pm
Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov – New Production
Valery Gergiev; Ekaterina Semenchuk, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Oleg Balashov, Evgeny Nikitin, René Pape, Mikhail Petrenko, Vladimir Ognovenko

November 13, 3pm:
Donizetti’s Don Pasquale
James Levine; Anna Netrebko, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien, John Del Carlo

December 11, 2010 2.30 pm:
Verdi’s Don Carlo – New Production
Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Marina Poplavskaya, Anna Smirnova, Roberto Alagna, Simon Keenlyside, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Eric Halfvarson

January 8, 2011, 3.00 pm:
Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West
Nicola Luisotti; Deborah Voigt, Marcello Giordani, Lucio Gallo

February 12, 2011, 3.00 pm:
Adams’s Nixon in China – New Production
John Adams; Kathleen Kim, Janis Kelly, Robert Brubaker, Russell Braun, James Maddalena, Richard Paul Fink

February 26, 2011, 3.00 pm:
Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride
Patrick Summers; Susan Graham, Plácido Domingo, Paul Groves, Gordon Hawkins

March 19, 2011, 2.00 pm:
Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor
Patrick Summers; Natalie Dessay, Joseph Calleja, Ludovic Tézier, Kwangchul Youn

April 9, 2011, 2.00 pm:
Rossini’s Le Comte Ory - New Production
Maurizio Benini; Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Susanne Resmark, Juan Diego Flórez, Stéphane Degout, Michele Pertusi

April 23, 2011, 2.00 pm:
Strauss’s Capriccio
Andrew Davis; Renée Fleming, Sarah Connolly, Joseph Kaiser, Russell Braun, Morten Frank Larsen, Peter Rose

April 30, 2011, 2.00 pm:
Verdi’s Il Trovatore
James Levine; Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, Marcelo Álvarez, Dmitri Hvorostovsky

May 14, 2011, 2.00 pm:
Wagner’s Die Walküre – New Production
James Levine; Deborah Voigt, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Stephanie Blythe, Jonas Kaufmann, Bryn Terfel, Hans-Peter König

More information and tickets: Fundacion Beethoven de Argentina

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